Medical Assistant Schools in Massachusetts
(found 26 schools)


Massachusetts Medical Assistant Society: Massachusetts Society of Medical Assistants
State Hospital Association: Massachusetts Hospital Association



Listed below are all of the schools offering Medical Assistant programs in Massachusetts. As a rule, you should contact at least 3-5 schools during the course of your research, and ideally more. There are important differences between the programs in terms of cost, admissions requirements, and other characteristics, and, as with many things in life, the way to find the best Medical Assistant program for your needs is to spend some time shopping around.

Overview

If you’ve been paying attention to the national health care debate, you may want to take a look at Massachusetts to see where the new federal law might lead. Massachusetts is on the forefront of health care reform with its state mandate that all residents purchase health insurance. Whichever side of the debate you’re on, there’s no arguing that medical assistants are a valuable part of the Massachusetts health care system. They are some of the best paid in the nation, and the state’s medical assistant society provides members with much-needed support.

Medical Assistant Education in Massachusetts

With 22 schools with medical assistant training programs, you can find a program that suits your needs in Massachusetts, whether you’re looking for an accredited program, a diploma, or an associate degree. The Massachusetts Society of Medical Assistants allows student membership, lists accredited programs, and offers its own scholarships as well as providing access to those awarded through the national organization.

Medical Assisting Careers in Massachusetts

According to 2010 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean hourly wage for Massachusetts medical assistants is close to $17, which is higher than most other New England states. Medical assistants can also find professional support with membership in the Massachusetts Society of Medical Assistants.

Here are the Medical Assistant schools...

American International College
Campus Locations in: Springfield, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Bay State College
Campus Locations in: Boston, MA / Middleborough, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assisting
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Bristol Community College
Campus Locations in: Fall River, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Cape Cod Community College
Campus Locations in: West Barnstable, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Health Training Center
Campus Locations in: Attleboro, MA / Brockton, MA / Cambridge, MA / Framingham, MA / Lowell, MA / Lynn, MA / Worcester, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Kaplan Career Institute
Campus Locations in: Boston, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Massasoit Community College
Campus Locations in: Canton, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
McCann Technical School
Campus Locations in: North Adams, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Medical Professional Institute
Campus Locations in: Malden, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES
Middlesex Community College
Campus Locations in: Lowell, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Mildred Elley
Campus Locations in: Pittsfield, MA
Matching Programs: Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Mount Wachusett Community College
Campus Locations in: Gardner, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Associate Degree
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
North Shore Community College
Campus Locations in: Danvers, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Northern Essex Community College
Campus Locations in: Lawrence, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Porter and Chester Institute
Campus Locations in: Canton, MA / Chicopee, MA / Westborough, MA / Woburn, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting - Diploma
Program Types Offered: Certificate, Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: ABHES, ABHES and CAAHEP
Quinsigamond Community College
Campus Locations in: Worcester, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Southeastern Technical College
Campus Locations in: South Easton, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Diploma
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP
Springfield Technical Community College
Campus Locations in: Springfield, MA
Matching Programs: Medical Assistant Program
Program Types Offered: Certificate
Programmatic Accreditation: CAAHEP

Salary numbers provided are from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.